Identification for Development (ID4D)

 

UN agency hosts bootcamp to spur digital identity and humanitarian tech innovations

The United Nation’s International Computing Centre (ICC) hosted a digital solutions bootcamp to develop new solutions for digital identity and…

 

Yoti adds three partners to humanitarian digital identity tech support program

Yoti has added three more partners to its humanitarian digital identity tech support program that helps organizations and startups focused…

 

New approaches to identity altering government operations to take the spotlight at ID4Africa 2020

Several large-scale identity projects have been launched in Africa over the past several years, and as many governments consider how…

 

Priorities of identity for development in Africa to be debated at ID4Africa 2020

Details on the agenda for the upcoming ID4Africa 2020 annual meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco are being shared in a series…

 

Mozilla white paper urges open approach to national biometric ID

The Mozilla Foundation has some strong opinions and recommendations for national biometric ID projects. The 36-page white paper, “From Openness…

 

Simprints to provide biometric tech and expertise to Bangladesh government for newborn healthcare

Simprints and the ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), under which the…

 

ID4Africa 2020 registration open, presentation lineup announced

Registration opens today for ID4Africa 2020, the movement’s sixth annual meeting, which takes place between June 2-4 in Marrakesh, Morocco….

 

WFP biometric aid delivery system still not fully launched in Yemen, humanitarian operation in jeopardy

Despite efforts to secure aid delivery with biometrics, United Nations officials say the situation in areas of Yemen controlled by…

 

Humanitarian digital identity tech support program and first partner announced by Yoti

A new tech support program has been launched by Yoti to help humanitarian organizations and humanitarian-focussed startups apply technology to…

 

Credit card, retail and tech giants, and government ID projects top biometrics news of the week

Biometric projects involving credit card companies, retail and tech giants made up several of the week’s top headlines in the…

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